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In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A very small amount may be present after ingestion of large quantities of cod-liver oil or other fats.
He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Go carefully over the film with an oil-immersion lens, using a mechanical stage if available.
The unindustrious pupil imagines that “p” represents 8, and not “f” or “v,” and translates 1845 into “To pour oil” .
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).
The boy took a piece of wood and covered it with a paste made of ashes and oil.
Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … Epsom Salts … white … white of egg.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The outside, also, well polished with sweet oil and stale milk, then enveloped in chamois leather.

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